Press/News Category Archives: Communities

New Members Appointed to Idaho Economic Advisory Council

MEDIA ALERT                                                            Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov New Members Appointed to Idaho Economic Advisory Council BOISE, Idaho (September 13, 2021) — Governor Brad Little

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Idaho Tourism Receives National Award at Annual ESTO Conference

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Tourism Receives National Award at Annual ESTO Conference BOISE, Idaho (August 30, 2021) — Idaho Tourism received high praise at the annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference held earlier this month by winning the National Council of State Tourism Directors

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Idaho Commerce Opens 2021 Supplemental Application for the Idaho Regional Travel & Convention Grant Program

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov   Idaho Commerce Opens 2021 Supplemental Application for the Idaho Regional Travel & Convention Grant Program BOISE, Idaho (August 17, 2021)—The Idaho Department of Commerce-Tourism Development is now accepting supplemental applications for the Idaho Regional Travel and Convention Grant Program for the

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Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release  Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards Over $7.3 Million Awarded for Tourism Promotion BOISE, Idaho (July 29, 2021) During its meeting held in Lewiston this week, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) granted $7,362,059 in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through the

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State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award Lifetime Achievement Award winner will be selected by the Governor BOISE, Idaho (July 20, 2021) – Nominations are now open for outstanding lifetime achievement in the fields of Idaho recreation and tourism. Idaho Governor Brad

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Idaho Travel Council Announces July Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces July Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (July 16, 2021) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet in Lewiston at the Hells Canyon Grand Hotel on Monday, July 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PDT) and Tuesday, July 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Idaho Travel Council Announces March Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov   Idaho Travel Council Announces March Meeting BOISE, Idaho (March 11, 2021) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet virtually on Thursday, March 18, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. MT via Zoom. The Council will hear Idaho Commerce, Idaho Tourism, and grant program updates along with presentations from Idaho

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Big Sky Conference Basketball Championships to Remain in Boise

        Big Sky Conference Basketball Championships to Remain in Boise BOISE, Idaho (March 11) – #BigSkyInBoise will continue for five more years, as Commissioner Tom Wistrcill announced today that the Big Sky Conference has reached an agreement for Idaho’s capital to remain the home for the league’s men’s and women’s basketball championships

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Idaho Tourism to Host Virtual Statewide Partner Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov  Idaho Tourism to Host Virtual Statewide Partner Meeting Tourism industry invited to learn more about Idaho Tourism programs and grants. BOISE, Idaho (March 3, 2021)—Idaho Tourism will host a virtual statewide meeting with travel industry members on March 11, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. MT. Attendees will hear about

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Idaho Commerce Opens 2021 Application for the Idaho Regional Travel & Convention Grant Program

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov   Idaho Commerce Opens 2021 Application for the Idaho Regional Travel & Convention Grant Program BOISE, Idaho (February 12, 2021)—The Idaho Department of Commerce-Tourism Development is now accepting applications for the Idaho Regional Travel and Convention Grant Program for the 2021 grant

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